People are being asked to choose the right services and look out for elderly family and friends in a bid to prevent a repeat of the summer surge on the emergency department caused by the July heatwave.
Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England (NHSE) have highlighted an issue with the NHS Breast Screening Programme, which has led to some women not being invited for their final screen between their 68th and 71st birthday. A number of IT improvements and changes to processes have now been made to the screening invitation system and the issue has now been fixed.
RCHT is one of three Trusts which have been asked by NHS England to contact patients treated by a doctor who has subsequently been diagnosed as HIV positive. This individual was involved in orthopaedic operations at the Royal Cornwall Hospital for a six month period between 2011 and 2012.
It’s that time of year when norovirus is laying babies and children low with sickness and diarrhoea. The virus has some other unpleasant symptoms including stomach cramps, a temperature, headache and aching limbs.